Thermal energy storage subsystems for solar heating and cooling applications
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Published by Energy Research and Development Administration, Division of Solar Energy in Washington .
Written in English


  • Heat storage devices,
  • Solar heating

Book details:

Edition Notes

Issued Feb. 1977, closing date Apr. 26, 1977

SeriesProgram research and development announcement PRDA -- EG-77-D-29-0004
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p. in various pagings :
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14895185M

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